Pets and the holidays: What you need to know dog owners and cat lovers

most of The animals are better off at home than in the resort. But it's not always the grandparents or neighbours as the keepers Hoop. Questions and answers:

Pets and the holidays: What you need to know dog owners and cat lovers

most of The animals are better off at home than in the resort. But it's not always the grandparents or neighbours as the keepers Hoop. Questions and answers:

Should go to my pet with you on trips?

Not all Pets like to travel. While a dog accompanied its owner on the loved one everywhere, should, cats, birds and small Pets such as Guinea pigs better stay home, advises the veterinary medical Association. For most of the cats in the car means driving Stress, and even in an unfamiliar environment, you feel uncomfortable. Birds and small pet animals are extremely sensitive to heat. It is recommended, therefore, to find these animals a good care as possible in a familiar environment.

How can I find a pet sitter for dog and cat?

If it doesn't work private, there is under the Motto of "you Take my pet, I'll be your pet" Service for vacationers. Pet owners care for their Four - and two-legged each other. The contacts, among other things, the local animal protection societies to impart. Also over the local veterinary practice, or notices in the shelter, you can search for a suitable pet sitter. dpa/Patrick Pleul/zb/dpa, It is already occurred, that cats with the Coronavirus have been infected. The Federal government therefore plans to cats testing, in house, keep up with Corona-Infected life.

What to consider when choosing a pet Board?

pet owners should check in any case with your vet, or local animal protection Association, on the Board, because that's where the complaints come often. The animal protection Association advises to look at the qualifications of the managers and to the services, not only on the price.

holder should check the Board prior to the holiday itself and make sure that only vaccinated animals are housed there and that the dogs run around. The area in which the animals are housed can not be visited, that is, from the perspective of animal rights activists, "not a good sign".

How to travel, and I with the dog?

The dog should be housed in a special container made of aluminum or other metal in the trunk. So-called soft boxes offer no protection in the event of an impact. Alternatively, the dog can be secured to his harness with a special seat belt for Pets on the back seat. Traveling in the noisy cargo compartment of an aircraft, feel the animals, however, as very stressful, but air travel is in Corona times already rar.

What to consider abroad?

apply the entry requirements of the host country. Usually, examinations, vaccinations, or applications for entry are necessary. In most European countries, anti-rabies vaccination is compulsory, which must be returned at the port of entry at least 21 days. Also, a single pet passport must be carried, some countries want to see for the pet by the official veterinary certificates.

pet owners who want to travel for example to Finland or Malta, you must leave your animals against tapeworms treat. Dogs and cats must be identified with a microchip or a legible tattoo. In addition, you should inform pet owners about the regional emerging diseases such as the for dogs dangerous leishmaniasis in the Mediterranean area.

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Updated Date: 26 June 2020, 14:27

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